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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.040
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... As formal reservation targets are attained in Tasmania, a large component of habitats important for populations of threatened fauna will remain in the ‘off-reserve’ landscape. Over eighty percent of Swift Parrot Lathamus discolor foraging habitat occurs on private land, potentially subject...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (1): 22–36.
Published: 04 October 2011
... for the swift parrot in production forests. A Report to the Tasmanian RFA Environment and Heritage Technical Committee. Commonwealth of Australia and the State of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania. Brereton, R., Bryant, S.L. and Rowell, M. 1997. Habitat modelling of the Forty-spotted pardalote and recommendations...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 49–62.
Published: 01 January 2019
... breviceps) introduced to Tasmania from the Australian mainland are now a major cause of mortality and nest failure for the threatened swift parrot (Lathamus discolor) Decline of swift parrot due to habitat loss and other factors, now exacerbated by a historic introduction of a native predator species...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 280–295.
Published: 01 January 2018
... bird families, and in many different habitats. Such species include the blossom following Swift Parrot Lathamus discolour (Webb et al. 2014), the insectivorous Orange Chat Epthianura aurifrons found in the chenopod shrublands of inland Australia, or the mistletoe dependent Painted Honeyeater Grantiella...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (3): 350–364.
Published: 14 April 2015
... Z x r 3 Superb Lyrebird Menura novaehollandiae N Superb Parrot Polytelis swainsonii 9 9 o.B r B Z oB 3 Swamp Harrier Circus approximans r x Z r 3 Swift Parrot Lathamus discolor r r Tawny Frogmouth Podargus strigoides 2 3 5 c.B c. B B Z x oB 1 Tawny-crowned Honeyeater Glyciphila melanops r A Tree...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 519–529.
Published: 17 March 2014
... inland limit for that latitude. Others found on the slopes but not recorded on the tablelands were Black-chinned Honeyeater and Grey- crowned Babbler. Conversely, the present study failed to detect the Swift Parrot Lathamus discolor and Regent Honeyeater Xanthomyza phrygia, and the Barking Owl...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 590–609.
Published: 01 September 2017
... abreast of some of the key ornithological issues in Australia and overseas. Over the last 12 months, the periodical has featured important conservation stories about some of our rarest birds such as: 1. The very colourful Swift Parrot, a species currently moving towards extinction at a faster rate than...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 105–116.
Published: 02 June 2014
... Glider (Dobson et al. 2005), one by a Sugar Glider (Winter 1966), and one observation of an Owlet-nightjar Aegotheles cristatus attacking a Sugar Glider that was near its nest (Doucete 2007). However, recently Sugar Gliders have been found to prey on the nests of the Swift Parrot Lathamus discolor...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (1): 37–77.
Published: 07 October 2011
... of greater interest, were likely to be over-estimated during Atlas 2. For example, regionally rare species with a high profile, such as the Square-tailed Kite, Gilbert s Whistler, Regent Honeyeater, Turquoise, Swift and Superb Parrot may have been recorded more frequently in Atlas 2 because people were more...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (3): 364–372.
Published: 04 June 2013
... anthopeplus Regent Parrot Man Manage Platycercus elegans flaveolus Yellow Rosella Veg Riparian seed-eating birds Platycercus eximius Eastern Rosella Veg Riparian seed-eating birds Barnardius zonarius Australian Ringneck Veg Open woodland generalists Psephotus haematonotus Red-rumped Parrot Veg Riparian seed...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 29–39.
Published: 02 June 2014
... Ayers, D., Nash, S. and Baggett, K. 1996.Threatened Species of Western New South Wales. NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service. Threatened Species of Western New South Wales Baker-Gabb, D. 2011.National Recovery Plan for the Superb Parrot Polytelis swainsonii. Victorian Government Department...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 381–400.
Published: 17 March 2014
... macroura , Regent Parrot Polytelis anthopeplus and Woodland Blind Snake Ramphotyphlops proximus . Including historical records, the Menindee Lakes supports at least 305 terrestrial vertebrate species, including 18 species that are considered officially threatened in an international, national, or state...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 12 July 2021
... Musk Lorikeet Uncommon Common Increasing Little Lorikeet Trichoglossus haematodus Australian King-Parrot Glossopsitta concinna Uncommon Abundant Increasing Crimson Rosella Glossopsitta pusilla Common Uncommon Decreasing Eastern Rosella Alisterus scapularis Common Uncommon Decreasing Pallid Cuckoo...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 40–74.
Published: 02 June 2014
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (3): 332–348.
Published: 04 June 2013
..., followed by Australian Magpie, Galah, Crested Pigeon, Eastern Rosella, Apostlebird, Red-rumped Parrot, Blue Bonnet, Grey-crowned Babbler and Magpie-lark. Of these species, all were within the top 20 most recorded in RAOU study with the exception of Grey-crowned Babbler (27th RAOU) and Blue Bonnet (22nd...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 11–27.
Published: 17 March 2014
... species (e.g., parrots, seabirds, pigeons, wrens, and owls). Most lists are dominated by non-passerines. These are the groups with the best knowledge base (see Lunney et al. 1996). Yet when regional avifaunas are studied (e.g., the Western Australian wheatbelt) many more passerine species have declined...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 426–436.
Published: 17 March 2014
... triplarn (Spur-wing Wattle) Hibbcrtio rmrca (Silky Guinea Flower) Dillwynia junlpern (Prickly Parrot Pea) Alloiarunrino g)nnnanfhara ANocaruor i~ dininua M m l o m i o c a m u n k (Burrawang) Xamthomhoao ourlrdk (Grass Tree) Melichrir urrololus (Urn Heath) M i c m p l u r ciliato (Heath-myrtle) and small...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 5–19.
Published: 07 September 2012
... example of how Australia s laws to protect wildlife are not working, according to forest campaigner Harriet Swift. She said that in Bermagui forest, where logging resumed this month, about 1000 of the highly endangered swift parrots were sighted feeding during their winter migration. In spite...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 462–476.
Published: 17 March 2014
... in north-eastern Tasmania. Tasforests 5: 51-56. Use of tree hollows by birds in a dry sclerophyll forest in north-eastern Tasmania Tasforests 5 51 56 Higgins, P.J. 1999. Handbook of Australian, New Zealand and Antarctic Birds Vol. 4 Parrots to Dollarbird. Oxford University Press, Melbourne...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 379–391.
Published: 01 May 2020